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A New Understanding Of Arson Spurs A Retrial In A Fatal Texas Fire

NPR News - Mon, 2014-10-06 13:26

Much of the evidence used against Ed Graf, in prison since 1986 for setting a fire that killed his stepsons, is now considered junk science. His is one of many old arson cases Texas is re-examining.

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Phelps handed six-month suspension

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 13:12
Michael Phelps is suspended from all competition for six months by USA Swimming following his drink-driving arrest.

VIDEO: Eiffel Tower gets a glass floor

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 13:07
A new glass floor has been unveiled at the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Keane reveals fight with Schmeichel

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 12:43
Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane reveals in a new book that he fought with team-mate Peter Schmeichel.

Body found is Alice Gross suspect

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 12:42
Police say a body found in a west London park is that of Arnis Zalkalns - the prime suspect in the murder of 14-year-old Alice Gross.

Mental health care boy hit by train

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 12:30
A teenager walked "calmly" in front of a train hours after being released from a psychiatric hospital, an inquest hears.